National Academy of Medicine

2012 – Trying to Practice What I Preached: Helping My Parents at the End of Their Lives

Once again, the challenge of how to constrain rising health care expenditures has caught the public inte
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Aligning Cultural and Financial Incentives for Clinical Trials

One session of the November 2011 Institute of Medicine (IOM) workshop Envisioning a Transformed Clinical Trials Enterpri
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Developing a Robust Clinical Trials Workforce

The gap between the growing demand for evidence to inform practice and our current state of knowledge calls for serious consideration abo
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Surgical Complexity Initiative

A basic aim of effective and efficient health care is ensuring the right match between the patient’s condition and the setting for the patient’s care. W
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Attributes of a Health Literate Organization

What is a Health Literate Organization? This paper describes ten attributes of a health literate organization, that is, an organization th
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Benefit Design Should Reflect Value

In 1965, when Medicare was enacted, spending for prescription drugs was less than $4 billion—so low that no one thought to include a drug benefit a
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